Friday 21st August, 2020
Working to keep the nation active - Sport England
Since the coronavirus outbreak, one of Sport England's two main priorities has been to keep the nation active - here, executive director Ali Donnelly blogs about how they're doing that and what we're learning about the challenges that lie ahead.
Tuesday 18th August, 2020
NHS organisations encouraged to sign up for physical activity training for Healthcare Professionals
Public Health England are encouraging NHS organisations to book a free online training session for their HCP workforce, so that they feel equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools to speak to patients about the benefits of getting active.
Thursday 30th July, 2020
UK Coaching cares: New toolkit and digital badge to facilitate #GreatCoaching
UK Coaching has launched a new toolkit that will ensure the nation’s coaches are equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide great coaching experiences to others after COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed.
Monday 27th July, 2020
UK Government launches Better Health campaign
Better Health Campaign On Monday 27th July, Public Health England is launching a major new adult health campaign to seize the opportunity for a national reset moment. Better Health will help capture the imagination of the nation, using this unique moment in time to help kick start our health – to eat better and get active. COVID-19 has affected the whole country; for almost everyone, life has h…
Tuesday 21st July, 2020
Share your thoughts - Club Matters National Survey!
Understanding the Return to Sport/Activity and Volunteering Sport England research has shown that people’s participation habits have been affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic. To understand more about what this could mean for the clubs, groups and organisations who deliver physical activity and sport, Club Matters are launching the national Sport England Club Matters Return to Sport / Activity…
Monday 13th July, 2020
Active Lancashire and Collinson Construction set to collaborate again
Not-for-profit organisation, Active Lancashire, has today announced that they will be joining forces with local construction specialists, Collinson Construction, to host another event, the #ALittlebitmoreathome Recognition Awards. The Awards, delivered solely online, will seek to recognise inspirational individuals and groups who have gone the extra mile to support others to look after their physi…
Friday 10th July, 2020
#ALittlebitmoreathome Campaign Update
Over the past three months we have been working hard to provide support around mental and physical health during this difficult time through our #ALittlebitmoreathome campaign. #ALittlebitmoreathome focused on promoting the Five Ways to Wellbeing (Take Notice/ Mindfulness, Physical Activity, Give to Others, Connecting with Others, Learn New Skills) and how these could be introduced into your day-t…
Tuesday 30th June, 2020
Lancashire-based organisations join forces to donate bikes to those affected by COVID-19
An initiative supported by Active Lancashire, Love to ride, Connecting East Lancashire and Lancashire County Council, has seen 170 bikes donated to NHS workers from Blackburn, Burnley, Blackpool, North West Ambulance Service and Morecambe Bay Hospital Trusts. The programme, inspired by Active Lancashire's Cycle Recycle Scheme, which is part-funded by the ESF More Positive Together project, was dev…
Thursday 11th June, 2020
A tribute to Linda
It is with great sadness that Active Lancashire wants to recognise the contributions of our valued colleague Linda Trafford who passed away on Friday 5th June after a short illness.